Film Impact

We continue to be humbled by the film impact that A Plastic Ocean continues to make around the globe.

  • A Plastic Ocean has been screened in over 60 countries and on 6 continents.
  • There have been over 400 screenings hosted by government agencies, non-profits, schools, universities, individuals, multilateral institutions, corporations, aquariums and many more.
  • Nine film festival awards.
  • The film has been subtitled to over 10 languages and is currently in process of adding more, including Arabic, Indonesian and Thai.
  • The 22-minute version of the film was screened at the UN’s Ocean Conference on June 6 in New York City, to a crowd of over 500 people. 
  • Plastic Oceans Foundation has over 50 partnerships around the globe with non-profits, government agencies, businesses, universities and schools. Highlights of some of these partnerships include phasing out Styrofoam containers in the US Embassy in Peru, changing legislation in Barbados and potentially Australia, reducing plastic consumption in hotels in New York, Phuket, Thailand and more.
  • Plastic Oceans Foundation has reached over 92,000 Facebook members and has also launched Facebook pages in Colombia, Chile and Peru.
  • The United Nations Information Center of Bogota screened the film in 25 schools throughout Colombia and over 200 students participated. They created videos and took pictures to share their commitment to reduce plastic.
  • Plastic Oceans Foundation will be partnering with movie theaters along with IUCN, United Nations and US Embassies throughout Latin America to screen the film for International Beach Clean Up Day in September.

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